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December 2011

December 15, 2011

felon receives second federal sentence for unlawful firearm possession

December 14, 2011

new jersey man sentenced

December 13, 2011

former army staff sergeant plead guilty to stealing government funds

December 9, 2011

enfield, north carolina, drug dealers received federal sentence

high-level wilson drug traffickers sentenced

December 7, 2011

jacksonville drug dealer sentenced

Robbers Sentenced

wilmington man pleads guilty to mortgage fraud scheme

man impersonating federal agent pleads guilty

Rocky mount felon receives six-year prison sentence for possessing firearm

December 6, 2011

Mid-level wilson drug dealer sentenced

teen gang member sentenced for robberies

armed robber receives more than 13 years’ imprisonment

raleigh man pleads guilty to theft of government property

fayetteville attorney sentenced for mortgage fraud

December 1, 2011

two defendants plead guilty to roles in robberies

November 2011

November 23, 2011

goldsboro man receives prison sentence for fraud

November 21, 2011

rowan county chief deputy receives law enforcement award

November 16, 2011

united states attorney’s office collects $15,635,966.77 in civil & criminal actions in fy 2011

November 16, 2011

fort bragg PTSA president sentenced to federal prison for the theft of fund raising money

November 16, 2011

raleigh robbers plead guilty

November 16, 2011

air force reservist sentenced to federal prison for child pornography

November 15, 2011

robbers sentenced to federal prison

November 9, 2011

arrests made using project safe neighborhoods initiative

November 9, 2011

wake county drug dealer receives 22 years for role in drug conspiracy

November 9, 2011

coats drug dealer receives 19 years in federal prison

November 9, 2011

child pornographer sentenced to 10 years in federal prison

November 9, 2011

child pornographer sentenced to 10 years in federal prison

November 9, 2011

plymouth man receives federal imprisonment for child pornography charges

November 8, 2011

white oak man pleads to receipt of child pornography

November 3, 2011

seventh defendant sentenced in operation “dare devil”

November 2, 2011

another defendant pleads guilty in tobacco fraud scheme

November 2, 2011

wilson drug traffickers sentenced to federal prison

October 2011

October 31, 2011

fayetteville man pleads guilty to child pornography charge

October 31, 2011

two more plead guilty to wayne/wilson-county robberies

October 26, 2011

drug manufacturing conspirators sentenced

October 25, 2011

drug dealer sentenced for firearms and counterfeit currency charges

October 18, 2011

eastern district of north carolina environmental crimes working group

October 17, 2011

wayne/wilson counties robber pleads guilty

October 6, 2011

former columbus county, n.c., detention center sergeant pleads guilty to civil rights violation*

October 6, 2011

operation don quoxite produces another conviction, sentence of 192 months imprisonment

October 5, 2011

third brother sentenced for drug offenses

October 5, 2011

two sentenced in mortgage fraud scheme

October 4, 2011

Fuquay-varina man sentenced for drug trafficking

October 4, 2011

gang member pleads guilty to armed robbery charges

September 2011

September 27, 2011

felon who attempted to transport firearm on airplane on 9/11 receives federal sentence for possessing a stolen firearm

September 22, 2011

Three-county drug dealer receives federal sentence

September 22, 2011

manteo man sentenced for drug trafficking charges

September 22, 2011

commercial contractor sentenced for bilking abc board out of $43,860

September 22, 2011

restaurant robber sentenced

September 21, 2011

clayton robber sentenced

September 20, 2011

canadian pleads guilty to complex lottery/sweepstakes scam

September 20, 2011

nijim convicted of contraband cigarette trafficking

September 13, 2011

drug dealer sentenced to prison for role in drug trafficking organization

September 13, 2011

brevard man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

September 13, 2011

man charged and arrested for impersonating a federal agent and engaging in immigration services scam

September 13, 2011

zebulon thief sentenced for charge relating to home invasions

September 12, 2011

conway man receives federal sentence for mail/bank fraud

September 9, 2011

dunn woman sentenced

September 7, 2011

robber pleads guilty

September 7, 2011

former deputy sheriff pleads guilty to civil rights violations

September 6, 2011

high school student pleads guilty to charges relating to a string of raleigh robberies

September 6, 2011

felon pleads guilty to firearm charge

September 6, 2011

teen gang members plead guilty to robberies

September 6, 2011

drug dealer sentenced to federal prison term

September 2, 2011

robber pleads guilty to firearm charges

September 1, 2011

former columbus county detention center inmate charged with civil rights violations and obstruction of justice*

August 2011

August 24, 2011

members of an ocdetf operation investigation/prosecution team receive award

August 18, 2011

loan officer and borrower charged in mortgage fraud case

August 17, 2011

father sentenced for assaulting his baby

August 16, 2011

gang member sentenced to life in prison

August 15, 2011

former federal employee sentenced to federal prison

August 15, 2011

drug dealer receives 20 years imprisonment

August 15, 2011

plymouth man pleads guilty to child pornography charge

August 10, 2011

harnett county cocaine dealer sentenced

August 10, 2011

currituck man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

August 10, 2011

washington drug dealer receives federal prison sentence

August 8, 2011

former va employee sentenced in identity theft case

August 8, 2011

meth dealer sentenced

August 8, 2011

chadbourne child counselor charged

August 5, 2011

wilmington felon receives 20 years in prison for firearms violations

August 4, 2011

fayetteville assailant sentenced

August 4, 2011

duplin county man sentenced for involvement in fighting dogs

August 4, 2011

final two defendants sentenced in sampson county drug trafficking ring

August 4, 2011

illegal criminal alien sentenced

August 3, 2011

fayetteville fugitive arrested

August 2, 2011

enfield drug trafficker receives federal sentence

August 2, 2011

teenager/convicted felon sentenced for possessing illegal firearms

August 2, 2011

federal sentence for greenville drug trafficker

August 2, 2011

former member of coast guard sentenced in drug conspiracy

July 2011

July 22, 2011

whitakers, north carolina, man sentenced to 210 months for leadership in crack cocaine conspiracy

July 22, 2011

jacksonville felon sentenced to federal prison for gun charge

July 21, 2011

“project delirium” results in nearly 2,000 arrests during 20-month operation, seizures of more than 12 tons of drugs and $62 million in u.s. currency*

July 21, 2011

fayetteville resident receives federal prison sentence for illegally exporting firearms

July 21, 2011

pitt county drug trafficker sentenced to federal prison

July 20, 2011

lumberton felon sentenced for possessing stolen firearms from home break-in

July 20, 2011

inmate sentenced for charges involving the attack on a federal government official

July 20, 2011

wilson drug traffickers sentenced to prison

July 14, 2011

wilmington bank robber found guilty

July 14, 2011

jury convicts fayetteville felon of firearms charges

July 13, 2011

five sentenced in drug trafficking investigation

July 12, 2011

new bern resident sentenced in bank fraud investigation

July 7, 2011

north carolina corporate hog farm and president plead guilty to violating the clean water act*

July 7, 2011

former camp lejeune marine receives federal sentence in child pornography case

June 2011

June 30, 2011

project safe neighborhood: gun/gang violence task force - violent crime, gang activity down in north carolina

June 27, 2011

littleton drug trafficker indicted

June 21, 2011

gang leader sentenced for role in robbery

June 20, 2011

new bern resident sentenced in child pornography case

June 20, 2011

operation don quixote defendant sentenced to federal prison

June 16, 2011

felon who shot at police during traffic stop receives federal prison sentence

June 15, 2011

drug dealer from roanoke rapids sentenced to 262 months in federal prison

June 10, 2011

drug dealer receives federal prison time

drug operation don quixote lands 52nd defendant in federal prison

north carolina man indicted for a bank fraud scheme

u.s. attorney for the eastern district of north carolina steps down

June 9, 2011

co-conspirator sentenced in marijuana growing operation

June 8, 2011

crossing boundaries call-in notification

June 3, 2011

former senator and presidential candidate john edwards charged for alleged role in scheme to violate federal campaign finance laws

May 2011

May 20, 2011

illegal drug ring conspirator sentenced to federal prison

May 19, 2011

justice department awards north carolina and massachusetts law enforcement officials for collaborative work combating child exploitation

woman involved in elaborate mail fraud scheme is sentenced to federal prison

May 18, 2011

sonic restaurant robber indicted

kinston resident receives federal sentence in arson case

bureau of prisons employee sentenced to prison

reverend working at children’s counseling center pleads guilty to filing false tax return

greenville area drug dealer receives federal prison term

May 17, 2011

rocky mount felon receives enhanced prison term for unlawfully possessing a firearm

roanoke rapids man sentenced to 30 years imprisonment

havelock man sentenced to federal prison for child pornography charge

oklahoma man sentenced for scamming investors in north carolina and elsewhere

former governor’s assistant receives federal prison term

May 13, 2011

ponzi schemer pleads guilty

May 9, 2011

medical doctor sentenced to prison for medicare and medcaid fraud

drug dealer sentenced

May 5, 2011

man who used "top secret” security clearance to commit identity theft again sentenced to over 10 years in prison

halifax county man pleads guilty to drug and money laundering conspiracy

united states attorney’s office announces new website page dedicated to doj priorities and initiatives

wilmington man pleads guilty in illegal credit scheme

May 4, 2011

Two-county drug dealer sentenced

RALEIGH - United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court on Monday, May 2, 2011, JONATHAN IRVIN KOLK pled guilty before United States District Judge James C. Dever III, to causing to be delivered to a common carrier for transportation and shipment in interstate and foreign commerce to a person other than a licensed firearm importer, manufacturer, dealer and collector, a package and container in which there was a firearm and ammunition, without written notice to the carrier that such firearm was being transported and shipped in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(e).

raleigh man sentenced for drug/firearms charges

pitt county drug dealer sentenced

April 2011

April 26, 2011

WILMINGTON - United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court today Senior United States District Judge James C. Fox sentenced PERRY JOSEPH ROGERS, 36, of Oxford, North Carolina, to 196 months’ imprisonment followed by five years supervised release.

woman gets 12 years for conspiring to defraud medicaid and state unemployment program

WILMINGTON - United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court today Senior United States District Judge James C. Fox sentenced ERIC RICARDO DAVIS, 21, Tarboro, North Carolina, to 106 months’ imprisonment followed by three years supervised release.

reminder: report disaster related fraud

April 25, 2011

medical corporation pleads guilty to health care fraud

marine major sentenced for receiving illegal gratuities

WILMINGTON - United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court today JERRY DWAYNE LONG, 24, of Elizabeth City, North Carolina, pled guilty before Senior United States District Judge James C. Fox to acquisition of a firearm by false representation, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(a)(6) and 924(a)(2).

rocky mount drug dealers receive federal sentence

April 21, 2011

former pfc found guilty of stolen valor, va fraud charges

clinton fraudster convicted

April 20, 2011

fayetteville man sentenced for abc store armed robbery

crack dealers sentenced

April 19, 2011

United States Attorney George Holding today commented on the opinion of the Fourth Circuit in the case of United States v. Jeffrey MacDonald:...

wilson felon pleads guilty to unlawful firearms possession

April 12, 2011

GREENVILLE - United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that a jury in Greenville has convicted JOSEPH J. MARAK, 51, of one count of extortion, seventeen counts of bribery, and seventeen counts of receiving a gratuity.

April 11, 2011

raleigh pawnshop robber pleads guilty

April 8, 2011

lapse of appropriations for the federal government

April 7, 2011

stepmother pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter in death of stepson

April 6, 2011

fort bragg soldiers plead guilty to embezzlement charge

principals plea guilty to illegal alien harboring conspiracy

multi-convicted felon pleads guilty to gun charge

April 5, 2011

harnett county cocaine dealer sentenced

kinston drug dealer sent to federal prison

April 4, 2011

greenville gang members sentenced for drug distribution

drug trafficker receives 19-year federal prison term

lenoir county drug dealer receives federal sentence

drug dealer sentenced to federal prison term

north carolina hospital to pay u.s. $1.9 million to resolve allegations related to kyphoplasty and other procedures

April 1, 2011

felon sentenced for firearms charges

defendant sentenced for arson of carolina tire sales

March 2011

March 31, 2011

fayetteville drug dealer sentenced for gun and drug charges

March 30, 2011

robber’s accomplice receives federal sentence

March 28, 2011

spring hope shooter receives federal prison time

robber sentenced in federal court

March 26, 2011

fremont bank robber sentenced

March 24, 2011

garland, north carolina man sentenced in large drug investigation

dare county drug dealer sentenced

March 22, 2011

last defendant sentenced in moe’s robbery

March 21, 2011

jacksonville felon pleads guilty to gun charge

former camp lejeune marine pleads guilty in child pornography case

tobacco farmer pleads guilty in crop insurance fraud scheme

March 18, 2011

robbers sentenced to federal prison

two more sentenced in crop insurance fraud scheme

March 16, 2011

wilmington man sentenced for drug charge

craven county couple sentenced for methamphetamine conspiracy

hip hop artist pleads guilty to firearms charges

March 15, 2011

new bern resident pleads guilty to a child pornography charge

duplin county man pleads guilty to charges involving fighting dogs

March 14, 2011

inmate pleads guilty to charges involving the attack on a federal government official

March 11, 2011

canadian fugitives arrested for complex lottery/sweepstakes scam

March 10, 2011

raleigh drug dealer receives over 41 years in prison

March 9, 2011

clayton man sentenced in child pornography case

March 8, 2011

pembroke man sentenced for illegal drug sales

March 7, 2011

clayton store robber pleads to firearm charge

fayetteville resident pleads guilty in firearms trafficking case

March 4, 2011

GREENVILLE - United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court on March 1, 2011, WILLIAM SCOTT MARTIN, 24, pled guilty before United States Magistrate Judge David W. Daniel to unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

March 3, 2011

jury finds wilmington drug trafficker guilty

wilmington man charged in illegal credit scheme

international gun trafficker pleads guilty

March 1, 2011

conway man pleads guilty to mail and bank fraud

February 2011

February 28, 2011

father pleads guilty and sentenced for wildlife violations

five arrested and charged in million dollar cigarette scheme

February 18, 2011

RALEIGH - United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that a Federal Grand Jury has returned a Criminal Indictment against JERRY DWAYNE LONG, 24, of Elizabeth City, North Carolina.

February 17, 2011

belvidere drug dealer sentenced

lumberton woman pleads guilty to elaborate mail fraud scheme

raleigh robber receives federal prison sentence

bureau of prisons employee pleads guilty to drug trafficking charge

two defendants in federal court for robbery

10 defendants plead guilty to immigration charges

February 14, 2011

previously convicted felon receives federal sentence for illegal gun possession

raleigh felon receives federal prison time

February 11, 2011

woman sentenced for cumberland county real estate fraud scheme

mother receives federal prison term for murdering her daughter/u.s. soldier

February 9, 2011

jury convicts former department of veterans affairs employee of identity fraud; north carolina man stole identities of disabled veterans and used them to prepare false tax returns

federal sentence for previously convicted felon

two found guilty by federal jury of drug charges

raleigh area man pleads guilty to terrorism charges

February 8, 2011

craven county methamphetamine dealer sentenced

February 7, 2011

commercial contractor pleads guilty for bilking abc board out of $43,860

February 4, 2011

clayton felon receives federal sentence

February 3, 2011

pender county man receives 20-year prison sentence for illegal drug distribution

court sentences member of methamphetamine and cocaine ring

50-count indictment returned charging raleigh man in international gun trafficking case

February 2, 2011

two sentenced in methamphetamine conspiracy

February 1, 2011

fayetteville, nc woman pleads guilty in fraud case involving false claims to fema and the gulf coast claims facility

January 2011

January 31, 2011

raleigh man sentenced for drug distribution

adjuster receives prison time for role in tobacco insurance fraud scheme

January 27, 2011

fayetteville man pleads guilty to robbery/firearms charges

January 25, 2011

ahoskie drug dealer receives 17 years in prison

January 24, 2011

trio of raleigh drug traffickers sentenced in federal court

January 20, 2011

wilson drug traffickers plead guilty

January 19, 2011

smithfield manufactured home dealership president sentenced in federal court

raleigh robbers sentenced

January 18, 2011

parkton man sentenced to 210 months on cocaine charges

tennessee man sentenced to 25 years in prison for investment fraud scheme

January 14, 2011

wilson crop insurance agent sentenced for his part in a tobacco insurance fraud scheme

January 13, 2011

tobacco warehouseman sentenced in tobacco crop fraud

tobacco insurance fraud scheme defendant sentenced

fayetteville felon receives federal sentence for firearm possession

January 12, 2011

previously convicted felon pleads guilty to firearms charges

chadbourn men plead guilty in arson case

January 10, 2011

farmer sentenced in crop insurance fraud scheme

justice department settles fair housing lawsuit against town of garner, north carolina

January 7, 2011

battleboro robber sentenced

ms-13 gang member sentenced

commercial contractor pleads guilty for bilking ABC board out of $43,860

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